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Electric eel.  Like other members of the South American knifefish family, the electric eel relies on electrolocation to navigate in find food in murky water.  However, its electric organs are more powerful than its relatives, allowing it to produce sufficiently high voltage pulses to stun predators and prey, Electrophorus electricus
Electric eel. Like other members of the South American knifefish family, the electric eel relies on electrolocation to navigate in find food in murky water. However, its electric organs are more powerful than its relatives, allowing it to produce sufficiently high voltage pulses to stun predators and prey.
Species: Electric eel, Electrophorus electricus
Image ID: 13989  
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile.
Species: Rainbow scorpionfish, Scorpaenodes xyris
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 04616  
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile, Scorpaenodes xyris, Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe)
Rainbow scorpionfish, juvenile.
Species: Rainbow scorpionfish, Scorpaenodes xyris
Location: Guadalupe Island (Isla Guadalupe), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 04617  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 05235  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 05267  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 07096  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 07099  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 07100  
Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala, Egyptian Red Sea
Flathead scorpionfish.
Species: Flathead scorpionfish, Scorpaenopsis oxycephala
Location: Egyptian Red Sea
Image ID: 02042  
Unidentified scorpionfish, Scorpaenpsis
Unidentified scorpionfish.
Species: Scorpaenpsis
Image ID: 08899  
Electric catfish, native to Africa, Malapterurus electricus
Electric catfish, native to Africa.
Species: Electric catfish, Malapterurus electricus
Image ID: 09815